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The Sierra Leonean Tragedy

History And Global Dimensions

by John-Peter Pham

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Nova Science Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Africa - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • 1961-,
  • Civil War, 1991-,
  • Peace,
  • Sierra Leone,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social conditions,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12435066M
    ISBN 101594549222
    ISBN 109781594549229

    Although graced with picturesque beaches, lush rain forests, and abundant diamond mines, the tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone is a land haunted by tragedy. It is the region from which the first slaves in North America were brought during the s. A century later, thousands of freed.   The daughter of a white unwed mother and a Sierra Leonean father she’s never met, Evie has grown up shunned by classmates and resented by .

    REPRESENTATIONS OF VIOLENCE: ART ABOUT THE SIERRA LEONEAN CIVIL WAR is an exhibition of civil war through the eyes of Artists. The role of Art is to bear witness and speak the unspeakable – Professor Aliko Songolo Purchase Catalog Here In , Twenty-First Century African Youth Movement (AYM) developed a traveling art exhibition titled, Representations of Violence: Art about [ ]. The tragedy of a nation and the demise of integrity. That is what is playing out as we bring to conclusion the electoral process in Sierra Leone. Let’s be frank, if the victory theory for major elections is “The Better Devil”, I’m afraid, we have a very long journey ahead to the Promised Land.

    Ishmael Beah is the Sierra Leonean and American author of the novel Radiance of Tomorrow and the memoir A Long Way Gone, which was a #1 New York Times bestseller and has been published in more than forty languages.A UNICEF Ambassador and Advocate for Children Affected by War, and a member of the Human Rights Watch Children’s Advisory Committee, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and . SENGBE PIEH (ca. ) HERO OF THE AMISTAD REVOLT. Sengbe Pieh was a Mende farmer whose extraordinary courage in resisting slavery earned him a lasting place in the histories of Sierra Leone and the United States.. Sengbe was captured in his rice farm in January, and ultimately sold to a Spanish slave trader near modern Sulima.


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The Sierra Leonean Tragedy by John-Peter Pham Download PDF EPUB FB2

In addition, the book contains six appendices that render the present work - the first comprehensive history of Sierra Leone since the classic studies published more than a generation ago by Christopher Fyfe and John Peterson - an invaluable reference on conflict resolution in general as well as the West African country in particular, including Format: Hardcover.

Sierra Leone has too long a history of shifting alliances and murderous double-crosses to trust that the RUF comprises the sole threat to the security of the Sierra Leonean people. Get this from a library. Child soldiers, adult interests: the global dimensions of the Sierra Leonean tragedy.

[John-Peter Pham]. Sierra Leonean Heroes. Sierra Leonean Heroes: Fifty Men and Women Who Helped to Build Our Nation, Commissioned by the Sierra Leone government, Slave Traders, Governors, Missionaries & Development Workers: Notable Irish Connections with Sierra Leone.

Written by Seán Farren, and published in by the Sierra Leone Irish Partnership. Child Soldiers, Adult Interests: The Global Dimensions of the Sierra Leonean Tragedy UK ed. Edition by J. Peter Pham (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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[John-Peter Pham] -- The road to the future runs through the past -- Drift, decline, and the establishment of a patrimonial state -- Diamonds aren't forever, are they. The Mudslides In Sierra Leone Last August Took Over 1, Lives. that frequently trumps the responsibilities of the government to its people — set the stage for a horrifying tragedy.

Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa. It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast.

Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a. Delve Deeper into “Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars” A film by Zach Niles & Banker White Nova Science Publishers, This book weaves a narrative of the history of Sierra Leone, from its foundation as a settlement for black slaves through the civil war, with a discussion of more general geopolitical lessons to be learned.

The Global Dimensions of the Sierra Leonean Tragedy. Author: John-Peter Pham. Publisher: Nova Publishers ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book weaves a narrative of the history of Sierra Leone, from its foundation as a settlement for black slaves who fought for the British Crown during the American Revolution through the events of.

The Sierra Leone Civil War (–) was a civil war in Sierra Leone that began on 23 March when the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), with support from the special forces of Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), intervened in Sierra Leone in an attempt to overthrow the Joseph Momoh government.

The resulting civil war lasted 11 years, enveloped the country. Sierra Leonean Writers Series. likes. A publishing House committed to publishing books written by Sierra Leonean authors.

Sierra Leone: Inside the War provides readers with an detailed overview of the civil ing descriptions of Sierra Leone’s culture and pre-war history, a year-by-year account of the civil war, and narratives from 30 people who describe their experiences as both civilians and fighters.

Written after the conviction of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor for crimes committed. Sierra Leone lifts ban on pregnant girls going to school but shutdown expected a Sierra Leonean father's desperate fear for his boy Book lifts lid on litany of mistakes in Ebola outbreak.

Singing in Exile and The Child of War SLWS CW-2 Sheikh Umarr Kamarah, ISBN: This collection of poems examines the causes of the African (Sierra Leonean) condition, evaluates the African immigrant’s situation in the West, hints at the role and culpability of corporate West in African wars and woes, and concludes that African must ultimately assume the responsibility of.

But Sierra Leone still is one of the most fascinating countries on the continent in spite of the horrendous tragedy it went through during the civil war in the s. The fact that it emerged intact from that brutal conflict is strong testimony to the resilience of the Sierra Leonean people against overwhelming odds which could have broken.

Mass Graves for the Victims. Two days after a tragedy in Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown and rigid overnight search and rescue operation, some of the bodies recovered from the mudslides are being buried in mass graves. Mohamed Kamara, the head of the burial team said people were buried on Tuesday afternoon in two graves at a cemetery in Freetown.

We also have Eustace Palmer’s seminal books, Introduction to the African Novel and Growth of the African Novel, and the literary insights of Sheikh Umarr Kamara and Lemuel Johnson, and earlier this year Abdulai Walon-Jalloh wrote a book length veritable critique of several contemporary Sierra Leonean literary works.

Sierra Leonean fiction has. Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Government and society: The constitution of made Sierra Leone a republic within the Commonwealth. Adoption of the constitution of created a one-party republic based on the All People’s Congress; the head of state, or executive president, was elected by delegates of the All People’s Congress, and there was a parliament.

Hundreds of Sierra Leoneans and other foreign Nationals have thronged the Sierra Leone Embassy at Washington DC to sign the book of Condolence for the victims of the double tragedy which struck the West African State early in the week.

Sierra Leone: Housing and environmental failures behind shocking scale of mudslide deaths 17 AugustUTC The terrible aftermath of the mudslides in Sierra Leone, which have left more than people homeless, grimly illustrates the human cost of the government’s failure to implement housing and land policies, said Amnesty.The book “Tears, Trials and Triumphs” is a compelling, true life story of the effects of the Sierra Leone civil war relates the personal experiences suffered by Wendy Bangura and her family.

Through a horrific and a sudden loss that no family should have to endure, this tragedy has forcer changed the Bangura family, affecting them even to.Photo: Foday Sankoh, leader of the RUF rebels PREFACE In a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, a small, former British colony on the west coast of Africa.

Known locally as the Rebel War, it was a shockingly violent conflict in [ ].